Publishers Getting Aggressive About EPUB3

shutterstock_75896377The Association of American Publishers has put together an ambitious plan to have widespread retailer support of EPUB3 in six months.
 
When it comes to EPUB3, the reasons why reading systems providers (mostly major ebook retailers) don’t already accept one format between them can be confusing. If they did, it would make work flows and production for publishers much simpler.
 
With that in mind, the AAP has invited all of the major retailers to participate in its new initiative, which involves brainstorming sessions to prioritize which aspects of EPUB3 publishers want supported most, working groups to formulate details around prioritization and goals, and setting of deadlines.
 
Which publishers have agreed to participate thus far is still a secret. Some – also unknown – haven’t yet responded to the AAP’s invitation.
 
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